Gulet Cruises, Turkey

This is a wonderful way to unwind, get a great tan and explore Turkey’s astonishingly beautiful coast in good company. This is a laid-back, floating Houseparty, with no need to dress for dinner! Each charter is exclusive to Friendship Travel, so all guests are single travellers like you.

One of our Hosts meets you on arrival and introduces you to the captain and his small team, who take on Hosting duties for the duration of the cruise. No sailing experience is necessary, because the crew takes care of everything, from reading the weather and sailing (flexing the itinerary if necessary), to catering.

Your Gulet

We charter standard 8 cabin Gulets for our exclusive use. Each ship (approx 22-25 metres in length) has just 8 double cabins for sole use, which means the deck and living spaces are never crowded.

There’s room on deck for a sun bed area, some shaded seating, and outdoor dining. The saloon provides sociable living space and a tiny bar, with a CD player, packs of cards and board games.

The holiday is full board: continental breakfasts and simple 2-course lunches and dinners are produced from the galley, as is a light afternoon tea. Drinks are not included in our package, but beer, wine and soft drinks are available from the bar.

Your Room

Each simple yet cosy cabin offers compact accommodation for one, with 2 port-holes and its own tiny ‘wet room’ style ensuite; in other words the basics that you need for a good night’s sleep. Because of the size of the boat there is limited hanging/storage for clothes (please bring a soft bag instead of a hard rigid case). Most cabins have a double bed, but there are a couple of twin-berths for sole use. As well as bedlinen, towels for washing and swimming are provided.

Gulet Facts

  • 22-25 metre ship
  • 8 basic, small double/twin cabins
  • Bar, lounge and dining area
  • Sun beds and beach towels
  • Sea kayak and snorkelling equipment
  • Card and board games
  • Bath towels
  • 2 port holes
  • Small wet-room with WC & shower
  • Limited under bed storage and hanging space

Location

We can book flights into Bodrum or Dalaman

In each case, one of our Hosts meets you and transfers you to the ship to introduce you to the captain and crew who look after you for the rest of the week.

It is easy to add a week at a hotel to your Gulet cruise: the 4Reasons boutique hotel is perfect to pair with Bodrum cruises and our friendly Forever Hotel Houseparty dovetails with cruises out of Fethiye. On two-centre holidays, we include transfers between Gulet and hotel.

Our route from Fethiye is – Fethiye – port, OluDeniz- Gemiler Island, Tersane Island – Yassi Islands, Gocek – Bedri Rahmi Bay, Kleopatra Port, Tarzan Bay and back to Fethiye Harbour.

Our route from Bodrum is – Bodrum – Karada Island, Ince Burun Bay, Aktur – Bencik Bay, Emel Sayin Bay – Orhaniye Bay – Delimiye Bay, Dirsekbuku Bay – Bozburun Bay, Darca Harbour, Kara Ada then back to Bodrum Harbour.

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